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Ex-Stillwater mayor faces prison sentence for child pornography
Nelson, 62, was arrested last year after an investigation by a State Police Computer Crime Unit found a Stillwater IP address was being used to download child pornography, police said. The investigation led to a search of Nelson's home and his arrest, troopers said.
Thousands of power outages linger, some will last into tonight
More than 2,500 local residents remained without electricity early Tuesday from Monday's severe storms.National Grid had nearly 2,000 customers in the dark as of Tuesday morning, most of them in Saratoga Springs and central Washington County.
Man put on probation for cocaine sale
Lorenzo N. Figueroa, 27, pleaded guilty last December to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance for a cocaine sale in Queensbury in November 2016. He was arrested by State Police, and formerly lived in Glens Falls.
Website business owner charged with grand larceny
SOUTH GLENS FALLS — A Troy man was arrested Monday for allegedly taking money from two village businesses to improve their websites but then failing to do any of the work.Johnny R. Bryan, 43, is accused of taking nearly $2,200 but not doing agreed-to website design work and not refunding the money d
Sheriff deputies identify man killed in motorcycle collision on Sunday
James P. Van Ness was driving west on Route 67 at 1:39 a.m. when he crossed the center line and collided head-on with a Jeep Liberty driven by Delaney Brooks, 18, of Ballston Spa.
Village of Fort Edward seeking new clerk
FORT EDWARD — The village is seeking a new clerk/treasurer following Liann Lyons' resignation earlier this month.Mayor Matthew Traver said Lyons, who was clerk for about two years and a deputy clerk for about eight, submitted her resignation at the Village Board's June 4 meeting.She is pursuing anot
Ballston Spa motorcyclist killed in crash
The operator of the motorcycle, James P. Van Ness of Ballston Spa, was pronounced dead at the scene, the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office said Monday. The operator of the 2005 Jeep Liberty, 18-year-old Delaney Brooks of Ballston Spa, was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
Woman gets probation in Queensbury drug case
Regina T. Gavin, 37, of Staten Island, pleaded guilty in connection with an Aug. 12 traffic stop on Route 149 in Queensbury, police said. Warren County sheriff's officers said she was found to have 90 oxycodone pills without a prescription.
Man pleads guilty for Glens Falls cocaine sale
QUEENSBURY -- A former Glens Falls man pleaded guilty to a felony charge Friday in connection with a cocaine sale in Glens Falls last fall.Nicholas F. Lanza, 54, of Stony Brook, Long Island, could avoid a jail or prison sentence if he does well on interim probation, despite the fact he has a long cr
Inmate charged with felony over call from jail
BALLSTON SPA — A Saratoga County Jail inmate was charged with first-degree criminal contempt, a class E felony, after attempting to call a protected party, violating an order of protection, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office.
Accused Saratoga Smashburger burglar arrested in three more break-ins
William J. Hoffay, 44, of Averill Park, is now accused of breaking into three businesses along Route 50 in the Town of Ballston April 5 and committing crimes once inside, state police said.
Unique creations fill Glens Falls City Park during the LARAC June Arts Festival
GLENS FALLS — Vendors, artwork and even rooftop rappelling have taken over at and near Glens Falls City Park this weekend during the LARAC June Arts Festival.The Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council is hosting the festival for the 47th year. The event, which kicked off Saturday and continues from
Man charged with Saratoga bank robbery
SARATOGA SPRINGS -- A Schenectady county man has been charged with robbing a bank in Saratoga Springs in March 2017.Joseph B. Flower, 36, of Glenville, was charged with third-degree robbery, felony, for the March 4, 2017 robbery of the Adirondack Trust Bank branch located on Northline Road. Police s
Deputies: Ballston Spa man inappropriately touched child
MILTON, N.Y. >> A sex offender was arrested Tuesday after inappropriately touching a child, Saratoga County sheriff’s deputies said.
Queensbury woman charged with felonies
QUEENSBURY -- A Queensbury woman faces two felony charges after she was arrested for driving drunk with a child in her vehicle Wednesday afternoon, police records show.Jodi L. Sacca, 45, was arrested during a traffic stop just before 4 p.m. on Linden Avenue, according to the State Police public info
Sex offender arrested for alleged crime against child
A registered sex offender was arrested Tuesday on a felony charge of sexual abuse and a misdemeanor county of endangering the welfare of a child, according to the the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office, which investigated the case.
Saratoga Sheriff: Inmate called protected person from jail
Terrance L. Seymour, 41, of Queensbury, faces one count of first-degree criminal contempt, a felony.
Police: Averill Park man burglarized Spa City Smashburger
William J. Hoffay, 43, of Averill Park was charged with third-degree burglary, second-degree criminal mischief and third-degree grand larceny, class D felonies. Hoffay, who is currently incarcerated in Rensselaer County Jail, was arraigned and committed back to that facility.
Murder charge filed for stabbing, fourth person charged
QUEENSBURY — A Warren County grand jury charged the Glens Falls man who allegedly stabbed a man to death last week with second-degree murder, the panel also charging a fourth person in connection with the fatal brawl and the drug activity that preceded it.Skylar C. Phillips, 19, of West Notre Dame S
Washington County grand jury to hear child crash case
Efforts to negotiate a plea agreement with a Glens Falls man who crashed a car after allegedly drinking, seriously hurting his daughter, have fallen through, and a Washington County grand jury will hear the case in the coming weeks.Brett J. Reynolds was charged after he left the injured 8-year-old w